Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by attendance at prayer groups

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State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 26% 11% 9% 53% 1% 194
Alaska 9% 2% 8% 82% < 1% 191
Arizona 12% 8% 7% 71% < 1% 337
Arkansas 21% 14% 9% 57% < 1% 122
California 11% 7% 8% 74% < 1% 2,288
Colorado 7% 6% 9% 76% 1% 311
Connecticut 10% 5% 10% 74% 1% 262
Delaware 8% 7% 9% 75% < 1% 176
District of Columbia 17% 8% 8% 67% < 1% 223
Florida 15% 6% 8% 70% 1% 1,153
Georgia 18% 10% 8% 63% < 1% 469
Hawaii 12% 5% 14% 68% 1% 213
Idaho 8% 8% 11% 71% 2% 154
Illinois 12% 5% 7% 77% < 1% 760
Indiana 14% 9% 8% 69% < 1% 301
Iowa 13% 5% 8% 74% < 1% 164
Kansas 15% 6% 7% 73% < 1% 148
Kentucky 12% 7% 14% 67% < 1% 164
Louisiana 24% 10% 5% 61% < 1% 190
Maine 6% 3% 3% 87% 1% 199
Maryland 17% 6% 8% 69% 1% 424
Massachusetts 7% 7% 5% 80% 1% 524
Michigan 11% 8% 7% 74% < 1% 537
Minnesota 8% 6% 6% 81% < 1% 303
Mississippi 31% 13% 13% 43% < 1% 110
Missouri 13% 8% 7% 71% < 1% 305
Montana 10% 3% 9% 79% < 1% 169
Nebraska 12% 9% 8% 71% < 1% 144
Nevada 14% 10% 9% 68% < 1% 198
New Hampshire 4% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 195
New Jersey 13% 6% 9% 70% 1% 539
New Mexico 13% 8% 5% 73% < 1% 173
New York 12% 7% 6% 75% 1% 1,287
North Carolina 17% 8% 11% 64% < 1% 525
North Dakota 9% 7% 10% 74% < 1% 157
Ohio 13% 6% 10% 71% < 1% 558
Oklahoma 24% 10% 10% 55% < 1% 192
Oregon 8% 5% 9% 78% < 1% 266
Pennsylvania 13% 7% 7% 73% < 1% 713
Rhode Island 8% 3% 3% 86% < 1% 198
South Carolina 26% 11% 7% 55% 1% 219
South Dakota 10% 5% 15% 69% < 1% 149
Tennessee 27% 9% 8% 55% 1% 267
Texas 19% 10% 8% 63% < 1% 1,164
Utah 16% 8% 10% 66% < 1% 140
Vermont 5% 6% 5% 84% < 1% 218
Virginia 19% 10% 7% 63% < 1% 502
Washington 9% 7% 5% 78% 1% 437
West Virginia 18% 9% 9% 64% < 1% 118
Wisconsin 8% 7% 7% 77% 1% 311
Wyoming 11% 6% 8% 74% < 1% 151

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